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Business Executives Express Confidence in Second Quarter Growth

Read details from UA's CBER.

April 23, 2019

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.

March 22, 2019

Executives Cite Education, Workforce Training as State’s Top Issue

Alabama business executives cite education and workforce training as the top issue facing the state, according to a survey by a University of Alabama Center.

February 14, 2019

UA Report: Logistics Infrastructure Unprepared for E-Commerce

As the consumption economy shifts from brick and mortar retail to e-commerce, states that do not invest in improvements to infrastructure will lose ground in economic development, according to a new paper by the...

February 12, 2019

UA Research Reports Options for Future of Alabama Roads

An analysis of Alabama’s roads and bridges by researchers at The University of Alabama provides future scenarios for the state of transportation infrastructure that vary based on funding.

January 31, 2019

Alabama’s Jobs Finally Exceed Pre-Recession High, UA Research Shows

Alabama has more jobs now than before the Great Recession, according to the latest economic indicators from The University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research.

November 30, 2018

Even if Doing a Good Job, Women CEOs More Likely to be Fired

Women CEOs are much more likely than male CEOs to be dismissed, even when the women are performing well, according to research from The University of Alabama.

November 29, 2018

Racial Disparity in State Prisons Declined Moderately Since 1995

The racial disparity in incarceration in state prisons between black and white American men declined between 1995 and 2014, but black Americans are still imprisoned at a high rate, according to recent research from...

November 19, 2018

UA Team Receives $1M Grant to Develop Tool to Combat Opioid Abuse

A research unit at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business received an approximate $1 million grant from the Justice Department to develop a data-driven tool to help officials better understand the scope...

October 18, 2018

Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction

Though employees may like their work to cater to their individual preferences, they are predictably more satisfied when the organizational culture matches a set of widely preferred characteristics that provide a fair, supportive and...

October 8, 2018

Economist and Adviser to Lyft Delivers Guest Lecture Oct. 12

John List, who is globally recognized for his innovative use of field experiments in economics and business, will give a talk on campus Oct. 12 as part of the Lowder Lecture Series.

October 5, 2018

UA Research to Study Impact ‘War on Drugs’ Has on Smuggling Routes

Researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing together their expertise in geography, modeling and criminal activity to better understand how enforcement activity influences drug trafficking in Central America.

August 28, 2018

UA will Lease Space at GulfQuest in Mobile

 A new University of Alabama office in Mobile will serve as a nexus for research and programmatic initiatives that will benefit the region, primarily in the area of transportation.

July 31, 2018

Green for Green

Renewable energy is clean, ecologically responsible and sustainable, unlike energy dependent on fossil fuels. But, for companies in the United States, renewable energy needs to also be a viable business venture. Fortunately, it is.

May 11, 2018

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Names Director

Steven Polunsky, a transportation policy expert with more than 25 years of experience, will lead the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama.

May 10, 2018